Win at Chess: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself: Reference)

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Win at Chess is the ultimate beginner's guide to this complex tactical game. You will quickly get to grips with the pieces, basic moves and elementary tactics, to help you develop strategy and win. You will build your skills and learn how to exploit an opponent's strengths and weaknesses to ultimately force checkmate. The book is packed with new interactive features, which include tips and commentaries on historic games and exercises.

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  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience

Topics include: The rules of the game; Elementary endgames; Elementary tactics; Principles of opening play; Endgame strategy; Strategic planning; Basic opening theory; Illustrative games; The art of chess compositions

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About the Author:

William Hartston is a leading chess player who writes the chess column in the Independent.

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